GOLD ALERT: Missing Adult – Annie LureDecember 8, 2016 - The Newark Police Department is searching for Annie Lure, a 29 year-old female. Lure was last seen today at approximately 3pm in the 400 block of Douglas D Alley Drive, Newark, DE 19711. Lure is described as a white female of Albanian descent, 5’2” tall, black hair with brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a brown coat, grey sweater and was carrying a yellow colored purse.Lure's medical condition is such that there is a real concern for her safety. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call NPD at (302-366-7111). A photograph of Lure is attached.
Posted by Charles Mitchell
Christmas Tree SaleAetna Hose Hook & Ladder will be having our annual Christmas Tree sale! The sale will be at Station 10 located at 2505 Old County Road, Newark, De 19702. Phone: 302-261-7756. Aetna will be open for tree and wreath sales from 5pm to 9pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday. Aetna will trim the tree, bale it and help you load it onto your vehicle.
Posted Dec 4, 2016, 5:50 AM by Charles Mitchell
Passing of Life Member Charles "Freddy" LuderitzThe Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member Charles "Freddy" Luderitz. Please see the below link for the obituary and for arrangements.Obituary and Arrangements
Posted Nov 10, 2016, 11:14 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
MVC with EntrapmentAt 0047 hours on October 29, 2016, Aetna along with NCC Paramedics and Delaware State Police Aviation, were dispatched to the 100 block of Old Red Mill Road for a motor vehicle collision with entrapment. Crews arrived to find a single-vehicle accident with the driver heavily trapped. Crews from 9-3, 7-4, and Rescue 8 worked for nearly 40 minutes to extricate the patient. The patient was transported by ALS and BLS to Christiana Hospital and the Delaware State Police are investigating the collision.
Posted Nov 6, 2016, 11:40 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
House FireJust after 6pm on October 28, 2016, Aetna long with mutual aid were dispatched to the unit block of Argyle Road in the Robscott Manor development for a residential fire. Crews arrived to find smoke showing from the 2nd floor eaves of a 2-story split-level single family dwelling. Crews quickly extinguished the fire in the bedroom and 1 occupant was transported by UD-1 to Christiana Hospital for evaluation. The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is handling the investigation and Deputy Chief Schall had Newark Command.Companies Responded: Aetna, Christiana Fire Company, Mill Creek Fire Company, University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit, New Castle County Paramedics. Cranston Heights Fire Company, Minquas Fire Company, and Five Points Fire ...
Posted Nov 6, 2016, 11:33 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B